1. Beaches, beaches, beaches!
Take some time to relax under the Mediterranean sun, you deserve it. The trademark and most memorable part of your vacation are going to be these exact moments.
No matter which island you choose to visit, there are always going to be enough beaches to check out, with sands or pebbles, touristic or secluded, the options are endless!
2. Try the local food
Bonus points if you eat on the beach with the sand remaining between your toes. During your visit, you might find that the local food is so much better than any meal you can get in the touristic restaurants. Eat all the feta you like, and be sure to try all the local delicacies tzatziki, moussaka, recipes for meat lovers, vegetarians or vegans, you name it!
3.Visit the Acropolis of Athens
One of the most prominent landmarks of Greece, allow enough time to be able to see everything if you want you can view the sun setting over Athens from this place, a magnificent sight!
Plan ahead in order to be able to visit the new Acropolis museum, it’s relatively new and very well organized to help you get a glimpse of the past.
4.Watch the sunset in Santorini
One of the most famous places in Greece, if not in Europe, to admire the sunset. Thousands of tourists per season flock the alleys in order to admire the sun setting over the volcano and disappearing in the sea, an experience you don’t want to miss!
Well known for its vibrancy and vitality, the nightlife in Greece can offer many memorable moments, be it a downtown bar, a nightclub or a traditional ouzo place, the options are endless!
6. Scuba Diving
The Greek islands hide many colorful underwater worlds, with seahorses, eels, different kinds of fish and many other beauties of the sea. If you’ve never gone scuba diving before, there are beginner classes that can ease the introduction of the beauty of the sea, or there is always the option of snorkeling!
7. Visit the Palace of Knossos in Crete
The palace is the largest Bronze Age archeological site in Crete and is considered Europe’s oldest city. Definitely, a place you don’t want to pass by, organize in order to arrive early in the morning in order to avoid the heat, definitely get a hat, a bottle of water and a guide book!
More than half of the 1300 rooms of the palace with the famous fresco can be visited! What are you waiting for?